IDES Inc. has opened The Plastics Graveyard, a report that tracks historical changes of plastic materials and manufacturers. The report helps resin buyers locate offset grades for materials that no longer exist, have been replaced, or absorbed by other resin manufacturing companies.
At the Society for Computer Applications in Radiology's (SCAR) annual meeting, Royal Philips Electronics announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with EDDA Technology to provide advanced digital radiography solutions to assist in the detection of lung lesions.
Accelerated aging testing of plastics used in medical packaging applications is a process that must be exact and accurate.
For FDA-regulated and ISO-certified companies, effective handling of customer complaints is not just a matter of good business practice, it is a requirement for compliance.
NPE365 is a powerful new internet search engine that employs the latest technology for two-way, personal searches that filter and produce customized results for the plastics industry.
When Remedent Inc. packaged the peroxide-laden foam strips that form the basis of its tooth whitening products, it used a blister film from Tekni-Plex based on Topas COC (cyclic olefin copolymer).
Before an automation project can be fully realized, it takes a champion to lead the charge and rally support in order to ensure success.
This compact high performance brush DC motor is well suited for medical and pharmaceutical equipment. The motor has the ability to accelerate rapidly with limited impact to the system. It features internal, long-life brushes and neodymium magnets for excellent power in a compact size. The 1.5-in.
Believing that the product development stage is the most critical for its customers, rapid laser prototyping will save this company’s customers time and money, allowing them to get to market faster.
The high thermal conductivity aluminum nitride ceramic composition is paired with a proprietary, thermally matched, heating element in the Ultramic 600 advanced ceramic heater to enable a fast responding heater configured in a low mass package.
The EP37-3FLSP polymer system is an optically clear, flexible, low viscosity two-part epoxy system for large volume castings. It features a long working life, low exotherm during cure, and very low shrinkage, as well as excellent dimensional stability.
Medical connectors need to be small, lightweight, and comfortable in use, but built for rugged handling and extended performance and reliability. Standard and custom interconnect designs and shapes have been applied to catheters, probes, and instruments.
Ultra-high speed bearings with anti-bacterial properties are available. Ball bearings are an integral part of all rotational cutting tools used in surgical practice, and medical and dental offices.
This connector-seal gasket is available with EMI and environmental protection using a patent-pending design. The unique design includes a rigid layer between either silicone or fluorosilicone elastomeric sealing and includes a patented spiral gasket for EMI shielding.
There are many methods with which to affect the surface of a material or device to achieve a desired effect. Therefore, factors related to the process such as environmental considerations or temperature concerns will reduce the number of possible options.